120 "Eating At The Bar" restaurants in Seattle.
Maybe you forgot to make a reservation for your date, or maybe you just want to dine solo without being surrounded by two-tops filled with other people on dates. Whatever the reason, you probably occasionally find yourself with the need to eat the bar. Here are the restaurants perfect for doing so.
There are a lot of oysters in Seattle, and Walrus And The Carpenter has some of the very best. Hit the Ballard spot for excellent seafood and drinks.
Kamonegi is an excellent Japanese restaurant in Fremont that serves homemade soba and tempura.
Artusi is the bar version of Spinasse, the incredible full Italian restaurant next door. For cocktails and small plates, it doesn’t get much better.
Copine is an elegant American/French spot in Ballard that’s great for a special occasion or date.
At No Anchor in Belltown, you don’t have to choose between excellent beer and excellent food - you get them both.
Manolin is a beautiful seafood-focused restaurant in Fremont. It’s strangely affordable, and you can use it for just about any dining situation.
Reckless Noodle House is an excellent Vietnamese spot in the Central District.
Ba Bar in Central District is our favorite Vietnamese spot in town. Hit it late-night for best results.
Part wine bar, part bottle shop, part restaurant, Bar Ferdinand is a flexible Cap Hill spot worth knowing about for many situations.
Le Messe is an Italian spot in Eastlake that serves fresh pasta. Sit at the chef’s counter.
New Luck Toy is a great bar in West Seattle with skee-ball, karaoke, tiki drinks, an explosion of decorations, and incredible Chinese food.
Bramling Cross is an excellent gastropub in Ballard where you could take your parents or a date.